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Norma Buchanan
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Obituary for Norma Buchanan (Hancox)

Norma  Buchanan (Hancox)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Norma Ruth Buchanan on October 15, 2019.

Norma was born on December 26, 1930 in Carlsbad, NM, to Thomas Harold Hancox and Lucille Black Hancox. Norma was raised in Artesia, NM and graduated from Artesia High School. Two days after her 18th birthday she married Cameron Buchanan. They had thirty-six wonderful years together and she is preceded in death by him in 1983.

Norma relocated to Las Cruces, NM in 1987. She was a member of the University United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Red Hats, and served meals at the Soup Kitchen. Her life was full of compassion, kindness, and love. Whether it was the spirituality she embraced, or the love of knowledge and learning which she passed on to her family

Among her personal interests she was an artist, bird watcher, and loved to grow flowers. She instilled the love for the outdoors and traveling with family and friends. The family has wonderful memories of many traveling adventures they will cherish.

Norma will be greatly missed by her son, Terry Buchanan (Terry), and daughter, Diane Gottlieb (Richard), five grandchildren, Dr. Trent Buchanan, Tyler Buchanan, Tucker Buchanan, LeAnn Jenkins, and Linda Bates. Seven great Grandchildren, Anders Buchanan, Ann Parker Henderson, Cameron Buchanan, Mikayla Jenkins, Weston Jenkins, Hunter Bates, and Violet Bates. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Thelma Hamm (Bootsie).

Norma will be buried in Artesia, NM on Tuesday, November 26 at 2:00 at Twin Oaks Commentary. There will be a reception at the La Fonda Restaurant on Main Street starting at 4:00 pm.

There will be a Memorial Service in Las Cruces, NM on Thursday, November 28, at the University United Methodist Church at 10:00 am.

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